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Press Release: Child Labor Coalition expresses concern about child and adult workers killed in recent factory collapse in Pakistan

Press Release: Child Labor Coalition expresses concern about child and adult workers killed in recent factory collapse in Pakistan | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
Photo from BBC, “Pakistan Lahore factory collapse: Hopes dim for survivors,” 5 November 2015           For immediate release: November 6, 2015 Contact: Child Labor Coalition Coordinator Reid Maki, (202) 207-2820 Washington, DC—The Child Labor...
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Dist to observe Child Labour Abolition Week - Chandigarh Tribune

Dist to observe Child Labour Abolition Week - Chandigarh Tribune | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
BATHINDA: The district administration will observe Child Labour Abolition Week from November 16 to 22 this year under which officials would conduct checking at various government and private departments to curb child labour.
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Ecuador – Child Labor Drops Significantly

In Ecuador, children who were formerly obliged to work in the fields, in private homes or on the streets of Quito now have a different life. Community projects and ...
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How Turkey is tackling child labor in hazelnut harvesting

How Turkey is tackling child labor in hazelnut harvesting | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
Chocolate companies are wary of being cited for buying hazelnuts picked by underage migrant day laborers. Efforts to curb the practice in Turkey, the world's main producer, are bearing fruit, but some migrant families are resisting.
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400,000 Harry Potter Fans—and J.K. Rowling—Just Won a Deal to Get Child Labor Out of Chocolate

400,000 Harry Potter Fans—and J.K. Rowling—Just Won a Deal to Get Child Labor Out of Chocolate | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
Harry Potter stood up for his world's most vulnerable people. Now, legions of real-world kids are too—by demanding Fair Trade certification for products sold in their hero's name.
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400,000 Harry Potter Fans—and J.K. Rowling—Just Won a Deal to Get Child Labor Out of Chocolate - NationofChange

400,000 Harry Potter Fans—and J.K. Rowling—Just Won a Deal to Get Child Labor Out of Chocolate - NationofChange | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. has announced plans to source Harry Potter-related chocolate products from certified Fair Trade or 100 percent UTZ Certified cocoa. Who knew a fictional hero could help enact change in the world.
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A Ban on Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

A Ban on Child Labor in Tobacco Fields | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
The Obama administration should act on its own to restrict children from working on tobacco farms.
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Lionel Messi And Serena Williams Help Launch 1in11 Campaign - Look To The Stars

Lionel Messi And Serena Williams Help Launch 1in11 Campaign - Look To The Stars | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
FC Barcelona Foundation, Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) and UNICEF have launched the ‘1 in 11’ campaign to extend educational opportunities to marginalized children in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Nepal, with the goal of expanding to more countries.
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Feds Pledge $8M To End Child Labor in Vietnam - Women's Wear Daily

Feds Pledge $8M To End Child Labor in Vietnam - Women's Wear Daily | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
The money will implement a “technical cooperation project” with Vietnam, the second largest apparel supplier to the U.S.
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Worst forms of child labor persist in Philippines - ABS CBN News

Worst forms of child labor persist in Philippines - ABS CBN News | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
Millions of children in the Philippines continue to engage in the worst forms of labor despite a massive awareness of the problem and efforts to address it because root causes such as poverty remain unaddressed, various groups said Wednesday.
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INTERVIEW: Nobel Peace Prize winner makes plea to end child labor - Asahi Shimbun

INTERVIEW: Nobel Peace Prize winner makes plea to end child labor - Asahi Shimbun | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI--Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi, co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, says child labor is a blot on the "face of humankind" that must be eradicated.
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CLC and 57 Groups Urge Congress to Pass the “Children Don’t Belong in Tobacco Fields” Legislation Banning ChildLabor in US Tobacco

CLC and 57 Groups Urge Congress to Pass the “Children Don’t Belong in Tobacco Fields” Legislation Banning ChildLabor in US Tobacco | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
April 16, 2015
Dear Senator/Representative:
We write to you as organizations representing millions of Americans, including teachers, healthcare professionals, workers, farmworkers, and advocates concerned about children’s safety.
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List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor

List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
RT @ChildLaborCLC: #Madagascar uses #childlabor in its production of #sapphires and #stones http://t.co/2HPowOZgtR http://t.co/0E0Gkxqtju
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CREER-Africa is featured on news story about child labor in the cocoa sector.

Child labour and child slavery in the cocoa industry has been a problem for decades. The chocolate companies such as Nestlé, Hershey's, Cargill and ADM (to ...
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List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor

List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
RT @ChildLaborCLC: #Madagascar uses #childlabor in its production of #sapphires and #stones http://t.co/2HPowOZgtR http://t.co/0E0Gkxqtju
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Poverty, Corruption, and Child Labor in India | The Moral Communities Project Blog

Poverty, Corruption, and Child Labor in India | The Moral Communities Project Blog | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
Though taking children out of factories in India is one part of the solution, there are larger issues that need to be addressed to combat child labor.
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Child Labor in Honduras

Child Labor in Honduras | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
View the Child Labor in Honduras photo gallery on Yahoo Finance. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.
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How 'Harry Potter' Fans Won Their War Against Child Labor - Huffington Post

How 'Harry Potter' Fans Won Their War Against Child Labor - Huffington Post | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
The fictional world of "Harry Potter" has made a profound impact on human rights in Muggle society.

And it used chocolate to do it.

Warner Bros., who owns the merchandising rights of the famed book and film series, announced before C...
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DR Congo: UN mission chief voices 'full solidarity' as Government battles ... - UN News Centre

DR Congo: UN mission chief voices 'full solidarity' as Government battles ... - UN News Centre | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has expressed ‘full solidarity’ and support for the country’s Government as it continues in its fight against armed groups operating in the eastern part of its territory.
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Chronic poverty is fueling child labor in the Philippines - ucanews

Chronic poverty is fueling child labor in the Philippines - ucanews | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
Chronic poverty is fueling child labor in the Philippines. New report cites landlessness and ineffective govt measures in protecting children
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5.5M Pinoy kids trapped in child labor –EU ambassador - GMA News

5.5M Pinoy kids trapped in child labor –EU ambassador - GMA News | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
There are 5.5 million children engaged in labor in the Philippines, majority of them trapped in the “worst forms” of hard work, an European Union official said Wednesday.
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Report: more evidence Samsung supplier using child labor in China - Tech in Asia

Report: more evidence Samsung supplier using child labor in China - Tech in Asia | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
A new report from China Labor Watch seems to confirm that Samsung supplier HEG did employ several underage laborers this year, as well as numerous student workers.
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Your Soft Cotton T-Shirt Might Have Come Courtesy of Child Slave Labor

Your Soft Cotton T-Shirt Might Have Come Courtesy of Child Slave Labor | The Child Labor ToolBox | Scoop.it
The textile tops the list of goods most likely to be produced by kids.
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